I’m back from the improbably exhausting road trip! I will briefly summarize the trip by listing the Foods of New England which we sampled:
- Deep fried whole clams: it’s like taking delicious and covering it in awesome
- Clam pizza: Not what you think; it’s full of cheesy garlicky goodness
- White Birch Beer: it tastes like liquid Necco wafers
- “Sweet Cream” flavored ice cream: tastes like brown butter frosting
- “Mystic Lighthouse Mint” ice cream: has tiny mint-filled chocolates in the shape of lighthouses, and you can pretend to be Godzilla while you eat them
We also paid multiple visits to the Danish Pastry House in Watertown, MA. They have frogs made of marzipan and mocha-filled chocolate cakes drenched in ganache. ‘Nuff said.
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Good news: Brian, the kids, and I are leaving on a road trip this Saturday. Woot! Road trip of the East Coast! Five states in fifteen days! BOO-YAAAAH!
And as you may or may not know, road trips need — nay, require — two things:
1. An inside joke that develops during the road trip and which the people who went on the road trip repeat endlessly afterwards, making all of their friends who didn’t go on the road trip want to . . . kill . . . their, um, legs.
2. A killer mix of jammin’ tunes.
So, what I’m asking is: what should I put on the mix? What ONE song would you say is the best road trip song ever? The one song that epitomizes the open highway and endless skyway?
And keep in mind that I’m already putting “Born to Be Wild” on there.
And that I really hate “King of the Road.”
Don’t think — just do it, and I’ll post the results when I’m done creating the playlist.
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